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    Care is necessary

    Hi,

    Is "Care is necessary" correct?

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    Re: Care is necessary

    If you put a full stop at the end, it will be a grammatically correct sentence.

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    Re: Care is necessary

    Be aware that it's an ambiguous sentence. I can think of at least two meanings. What do you want it to mean?
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    Re: Care is necessary

    Suppose I go to a nearby shop. I lock the main gate. One of my friends tells me that the shop is a few steps away. You will be back quickly. You should not lock the main gate. Then I tell him that "care is necessary".

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    Re: Care is necessary

    I'd say 'You can't be too careful'.

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    #6

    Re: Care is necessary

    A: You will be back soon. Don't bother to lock the gate.
    B: You can't be too careful.



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    #7

    Re: Care is necessary


    What are the two meanings you can think of, please? emsr2d2

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    Re: Care is necessary

    1) It's very dangerous there so care is necessary. (You need to be careful.)
    2) My elderly mother has become too frail to look after herself alone in her own home so we have decided that care is necessary. (This would mean that either she needs to go into a "care home" or that we need to pay a "carer" to come into the house and look after her.)
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